HMRC have updated their list of free and paid-for recognised payroll software used to report PAYE online. HMRC emphasise that they do not recommend one product or service over another and they are not responsible for any problems you have with the software you’ve bought.

Free payroll software

This free Payroll software is recognised by HMRC for businesses with fewer than 10 employees.

Supplier’s nameProducts
1st Money 1st FREE Payroll & HR
Accentra Technologies Primo Payroll with Auto Enrolment (up to 10 employees)
Capium Capium Payroll (up to 3 employees)
Collegia Partners Limited Free Payroll
EnrolPay Small Payroll
Hartigan Software Design RTI Lite
HMRC Basic PAYE Tools
IRIS Group Ltd 12Pay Express
IRIS Software IRIS Payroll Basics
Shape Payroll Shape Payroll (up to 3 employees)
ShiftAI Payroll HR
Stansoft Stansoft Linux

Paid-for payroll software

Supplier’s nameProducts
+ Taxes Anna Money Taxes & Payroll by Anna Money
12efile RTI E-FILING Specialist, RTI E-FILING Professional, Professional P11D
1 2 Cloud Payroll Easy Cloud Payroll, Easy Cloud Bureau Payroll, Easy Cloud Payroll P11D, Easy Cloud Bureau Payroll P11D
Able Internet Payroll Ltd Payroll Bureau, Payroll Elite, Payroll Employees, Payroll IBM DB, Payroll Multi-Site, Payroll star DB
Accentra Technologies Accentra Payroll (Desktop), Primo Payroll (Cloud), Solus Online Payroll
Acting Office Acting Office ― Payroll
Accu-Man Accu-Man Payroll, Accu-Man Daily Harvest Casuals
ADP Limited ADP freedom, ADP iHCM, ADP iHCM2
Advanced OpenPeople, Advanced Payroll
Advo Group Advo Payroll (Lenny)
Ajaccts Software Ajaccts
Algorithms Software Xpedeon
Andica Limited Andica Payroll, Andica P11D
BDO LLP P11D Enterprise
Beauchamp Computer Services Tripay
Bokio Group AB Bokio
Brain Payroll UK Ltd Brain Payroll
BrightPay BrightPay
Buddy Buddy
Capita Pension Solutions Pensions Software, PensionsOffice
Capium Limited Capium P11D, Capium Payroll
Cascade Human Resources Iris Cascade Payroll, Iris Cascade Payroll web
Catalyst Computer Systems Ltd Platinum Software
Central Computer Management LivePay
Ceridian Europe Dayforce
CGI HR Solutions ePayfact
Cintra HR and Payroll Services Cintra IQ
Citrus HR Citrus HR
Civica Civica Payroll
Cloud Software Group Ltd HealthBoxHR
Codatech Codapay
Commander Software Limited Apollo Payroll
Commercial Software Limited CS P11D
Computastore Ltd Superpay 4
Controlaccount Ltd identecoHR
Corporate Payroll Solutions Ltd Legislator PayManager
CPS HR & Payroll Solutions Legislator HR
Criterion Inc Criterion HCM
CropWare Ltd Crop-Payer
CRS Technologies CRS HR and Payroll
Datafile Software Solutions LTD Datafile Software
DC Software P11D Submission Pro
Debitam — Online Account Filing Debitam — Payroll
eFile Ready Ltd RTI E-FILING Specialist
Employment Hero Employment Hero Payroll
EnrolPay EnrolPay Payroll, EnrolPay AutoEnrolment
Eque2 Ltd MiraclePay for Dynamics NAV
EQ Retirement Solutions Compendia
Equisoft Limited Equisoft Pay
Fourth Ltd Fourth HR and Payroll
FreeAgent Central Ltd FreeAgent
FreshPay Limited FreshPay
Frontier Software Chris21, ichris
Hardhatadmin Ltd hardhatadmin
Hartigan Software Design RTI Lite (up to 9 employees)
IAW Resources Ingenuity
Infinet Cloud UK Payroll For NetSuite
Infor Infinium
Integrity Software Solutions Ltd Evolution M RTI
IRIS Payrite
IRIS FMP Amity, Teamspirit
IRIS Group Ltd 12Pay Premium, Bureau
IRIS Payroll Professional IRIS Payroll Professional
IRIS Software EARNIE, Farmplan EARNIE, Payroll Business, Bureau Payroll, GP Payroll, Exchequer Payroll, Earnie IQ, Keytime Payroll, PAYE-Master, PTP Tax Expense, IRIS P11D, IRIS Payroll Basics
IRIS Software KashFlow Payroll
ITM Ltd oPen2 Payroll, P3, Propay
Jane Systems Jane
JustAccounts Ltd JA
Kick ICT Group Kick Payroll for Dynamics
KPMG P11D Solutions 2020
Liberty Accounts Liberty Accounts
LOKI Systems Advanced Payroll for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations
Mercans HR Blizz
Merit Software Merit Payroll
m-hance Infrastructure 365
MHR iTrent, People First
Mintra AS OCS Human Resource
Moneysoft Ltd Payroll Manager
MoorepayHR Moorepay Payroll
My Digital Accounts My Digital Accounts
My PAYE Ltd MyPAYE Online Payroll
mywage Ltd mywage
NexSys Solutions Equator
Nexus Nxsys Tech
Octopaye Octopaye Payroll
Omniphi Systems Limited Omni PAYE Online
Onfolk Onfolk HR and Payroll
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd Oracle Cloud Fusion HCM
Orovia Group Limited EduPay
Oxford Software Tempaid 5
PAIYROLL paiyroll
Payback Payroll Software Payback Payroll, Payback GP Payroll
PayCaptain PayCaptain
Paycircle Ltd Paycircle
Payescape Limited Payescape
PayFit Ltd PayFit UK
Pay-Pro Ltd Paystar
Payroll Business Solutions Accord Payroll
The Payroll Site The Payroll Site
Payroo Payroo Star, Payroo Bureau, Payroo P11D Professional
Pegasus Software Pegasus Opera 3, Pegasus Opera 3 SQL, Pegasus Opera 3 SQL SE
Pento Pento
Personal Audit Systems Ltd P11D Organiser
PrimePRO Software Limited PrimePAY
Promenics Ltd Promenics HR and Payroll System
Qtac Qtac Payroll, Qtac Payroll Plus
QuickBooks (Intuit) QuickBooks Payroll
RedSky Summit
Rippling Payroll
Sage (UK) Ltd Sage 50 Payroll
Sage (UK) Ltd Sage 50 P11D, Sage 50 P11D Professional
Sage (UK) Ltd Sage Business Cloud Payroll
SAP UK Ltd SAP Payroll
Sargent-Disc Ltd Sargent-Disc Payroll
SD Worx SD Worx EIEx
SD Worx, formerly Intelligo Megapay
Shape Payroll Shape Payroll
ShiftAI Payroll HR
Sirius App SiriusPayroll365
Skynet Applied Systems SkyPay
Software for People SfP World Service
Sopra HR Software HR Access
Specialist Computer Services Ltd Pyramid
Staffology Payroll Staffology Payroll
Stansoft Stansoft Linux
Sum-It Computer Systems Total
Sumtotal Systems UK Ltd Sumtotal E-Filing
TalentPay TalentPay
Taxshield P11D Manager
Technology One Technology One Human Resource and Payroll
Teqhou MiraclePay for AX2009, Mi-Pay for D365
The Access Group FastTrack360
The Access Group UK Access Payroll, Access Pay and Bill, SelectPay, People XD
TRG Advantage Payroll, AutoEnrolment
Unit4 ERP and ERPx
WCBS passFinance Payroll
Wealden HR & Payroll Solutions HR Works Payroll
Workday UK Ltd Workday Payroll for UK
XCD XCD HR and Payroll
Xero Inc Xero Payroll, Xero Me mobile app
Zeel Solutions ZeelPayroll
Zellis Zellis HCM Cloud
ZotaBooks Limited ZotaBooks

Useful guides on this topic

RTI: Real-Time Information for PAYE
What is RTI: Real-Time Information (RTI) reporting for PAYE? How does it work?

Payrolling of benefits
The value of certain taxable Benefits In Kind can be included in taxable pay when calculating the PAYE deducted from payments of wages and salaries to employees.